JOB DESCRIPTION :
Abbott Established Pharmaceutical Division is looking for an
Senior Financial Analyst - Contract Manufacturing Operations
at the EPD Headquarter in Basel - Allschwil.
The job holder is responsible for accounting and financial planning and analysis with respect of Contract Manufacturing Operations (CMO) activities.
She / he is part of the Supplier Relationship Office (SRO) finance group. The role will help complete monthly flash reports, RLBEs, Plans, Sales forecast and confirms and What If analysis to support the day-
to-day and strategic plans for the SRO CMO group.
Routine activities :
Prepare annual Plan / LBEs for CMO activities out of EPD Plants (currently 5 plants) and comment on variances
Monthly Sales and Flash reporting to Headquarters (+confirmations and ad hoc analysis)
P&L Spend reports and budget for entire SRO Team (Payroll, Travel, other spend etc.)
Follow Up on any overdue AR balances and involvement in credit management in close alignment with Hub / Treasury etc.
Support annual pricing discussions with customers and improvement of the payment terms
Act as a liaison between SRO team and manufacturing sites controllers to ensure financial assumptions are aligned
Assist management in making informed decision by identifying potential opportunities and possible risks (+ / - list)
Project Activity :
Input into contracts with legal (finance areas) incl. exchange considerations, inflation, financial flows, tax etc.
Financial review of all new CMO opportunities in conjunction with sites and CMO team to determine if merited (build business case supported by financials)
Ad Hoc customer issues / queries
Ensure compliance with local and Corp Procurement policies and procedures and provide support to Audits
Other CMO related activities and projects that may arise
Provide ongoing support to SRO Controller and TPM / CMO controller in respect of CMO activities
As Team member of SRO finance team in Basel, you will also ensure the back-up of the Procurement Analyst for indirect purchasing activities in Abbott Product Operations AG
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or similar qualification; Masters degree preferred
Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) an advantage
Minimum 3-5 year experience in Finance
Project management experience
SAP and Excel literate
Experience working within a multinational environment preferable
Experience in financial modelling and cost-benefit analysis would be an advantage.
Strong communication, presentation and teamwork skills
Overall we are looking for a strong, dynamic and outgoing personality that is capable in managing internal and external partners in all kind of cultures and countries.
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